The Building Stones of Chesterfield at Chesterfield
Walking Event, Wed 10 May 2017, free entry
Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre
Events at this Venue
A circular walk around the town centre to look at the different stones which are used in the buildings. Knowledge of geology is not required, but geologists may be surprised to discover the number of different stones that can be found.
1 mile, easy access, no stiles
Meet at Town Hall front steps, Rose Hill, Chesterfield. S40 1LP
No dogs allowed
Toilet available on route (if relevant)
Wheelchair accessible (independent user)
Accessible by public transport
Number 83 at 13:07 from Bolsover Market Place, arrives Chesterfield at 13:43
Number 82 at 15:35 or 83 at 15:50 from Stephenson Place (stop K2), arrives Bolsover at 16:09 or 16:25
Check details on www.travelineeastmidlands.co.uk
Parking fee charged
Parking scratchcards available
Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 380 712
Organised by Janet Murphy
wheelchair accessible (independent)
|Wed 10 May 2017||14:00 to 15:30|
- Chesterfield Area Walking Festival
SK 384711 53.23554 -1.42613
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Select left hand lane and take 1st left (Beetwell Street). Follow road for approx 500 yards (passing Vicar Lane multi storey car park), and turn left down Park Road. Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park.
For surface car parks at traffic light controlled roundabout select left lane and take 3rd exit. Keep to left and, at next roundabout take 1st exit (continuous lane). At traffic lights select right hand lane and go straight on. At roundabout (traffic light controlled) keep in right lane and take 4th exit turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill East) and turn into car park on left or right.
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill West) and turn into car park on left or right.
: 0 miles from Chesterfield station
- Baby changing facilities
- Cash Point
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Gift shop